Historical Events Happened In July - 23
Tuesday, 01 September 2015
1959 VP Richard Nixon begins visit on USSR on July - 23.
1960 15th US Women's Open Golf Championship won by Betsy Rawls on July - 23.
1961 Betsy Rawls wins LPGA Cosmopolitan Golf Open on this day in history.
1961 On this day in history esther Dale, actress (Birdie-Ma & Pa Kettle), dies after surgery at 75
1964 Egyptian munition ship "Star of Alexandria" explodes at dockside in Bone, Algeria. 100 die, 160 injured, $20 million damage on July - 23.
1964 Jan PML de Vries, Dutch germanist/folklorist, dies at 74 on this day in history.
1965 Beatles "Help" is released in the UK on July - 23.
1966 On July - 23 cavern Club in Liverpool reopens
1966 On this day in history napoleon XIV releases "They're Coming to Take Me Away, Ha! Ha!"
1966 Donald Novis, singer/actor (Pajama Game), dies at 60 on July - 23.
1967 On July - 23 43 killed in racial rebellion in Detroit (2,000 injured, 442 fires)
1967 On this day in history pirate Radio Swinging Scotland closes down for financial reasons
1967 On this day in history race riots claiming 43 erupts in Detroit
1968 Fred Blasie wins 5th wrestling world championship belt on this day in history.
1968 On this day in history pLO's first hijacking of an El Al plane
1968 On July - 23 race riot in Cleveland, 11 including 3 cops killed
1968 On July - 23 don Lillis, NFL president (NY Jets)
1969 Deli Floyd, writer, dies on July - 23.
1971 On July - 23 van Heflin, actor (Great Adventure), dies at 60
1972 Eddy Merckx (Belgium) wins his 4th consecutive Tour de France on this day in history.
1972 On July - 23 the first Earth Resources Technology Satellite (ERTS) is launched
1973 On this day in history ozark AL plane knocked out of the air by lightning, St Louis-36 die
1973 On this day in history eddie Rickenbacker, WW I fighter pilot, dies at 82
1974 On this day in history greek military dictatorship collapses
1974 On July - 23 mary Forbes, actress (Nun-Les Miserables, Ivy), dies at 90
1976 Wings release "Let 'em In" on this day in history.
1976 On July - 23 wilhelmina Von Bremen, 4X100 relay sprinter (Oly-gold-32), dies at 64
1977 On this day in history washington jury convicts 12 Hanafi Moslems on hostage charges
1977 René de Vos, Dutch actor/composer (Jij Bent Mijn Leven), dies at 79 on this day in history.
1978 Israeli cabinet rejects Sadat's call for return of 2 Sinai areas on July - 23.
1979 E Bowell discovers asteroid #2736 Ops on July - 23.
1979 Keith Godchaux, rocker (Grateful Dead), dies in a car accident at 31 on this day in history.
1980 Billy Carter admits to being paid by Libya on this day in history.
1980 River of No Return Wilderness Area designated by Jimmy Carter on July - 23.